Geopolitics of Kurdistan: A Telling Example of the Territorial Trap – Fabrizio Eva (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Fabrizio Eva Fabrizio Eva (Carrara, 1949) is professor on contract in Political and Economic Geography at the University of Cà Foscari Venice, Treviso Campus. He is specialised in East Asia, dynamic geopolitics and geopolitical crisis. Professor Eva holds a

Geopolitics Summer School

Introduction Are you looking for an inspiring, engaging and inclusive Geopolitics Summer School? Unfortunately, Editor Leonhardt cannot organize it at Maastricht University in 2020. This is due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Leonhardt’s Geopolitics Summer School normally consists of two modules: [CANCELLED

Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability – Simon Dalby (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Simon Dalby Simon Dalby is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His published research deals with climate change, environmental security and geopolitics. He is co-editor of Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Routledge 2019), Reframing

Geopolitics of Indian Ocean and China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Claude Rakisits (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Claude Rakisits Claude Rakisits is a Honorary Associate Professor at both the Australian National University (Canberra) and Deakin University (Melbourne). He is an Associate with the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington DC as well. Dr

Geopolitics of US Hegemonic Decline and China’s Rising Power – Colin Flint (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Colin Flint Colin Flint is a Distinguished Professor of Political Geography in the Department of Political Science at Utah State University. He has published research in leading international journals on the topics of geopolitics, war and peace, world-systems analysis,

From the Material Turn to the Emergence of Algorithmic Geopolitics – Virginie Mamadouh (Geopolitical Trends in the 21st Century)

Introducing Virginie Mamadouh Dr Virginie Mamadouh is Associate Professor in Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include geopolitics and globalisation; transnationalism and ‘new media’; (transnational) migration and territorial identities; electoral geography and urban social

Marijn Nieuwenhuis: Spatial Sensitivity, Terrestrial Fixity and China’s Territory

Introducing Marijn Nieuwenhuis Marijn Nieuwenhuis teaches International Relations and Political Geography at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. He finished his PhD in late 2013 on the emergence and evolution of modern territory in

Sören Scholvin: The Geopolitics of Regional Power – Geography, Economics and Politics in Southern Africa

Introducing Sören Scholvin Sören Scholvin is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography at the University of Hanover, Germany. Dr Scholvin is also an associated researcher at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies. His

Béatrice Giblin: The Conflicts in the World – A Geopolitical Approach

Introducing Béatrice Giblin Béatrice Giblin is a geographer and Professor of Geopolitics. She is teaching at Paris 8 University (former experimental center of Vincennes). Professor Giblin is the founder of the French Institute of Geopolitics (2002) that she headed for

Ian Klinke: German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe

Interview with Ian Klinke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (German Energy Security, Belarus, Marxism-Leninism, Post-Cold War Europe)

Joseph Cerami: International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army

Interview with Joseph Cerami as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (International Security, Strategic Studies, Military Education, US Army)

Veit Bachmann: European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy

Interview with Veit Bachmann as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (European Union, External Relations, Immigration, Development Policy )

Gérard Dussouy: Opposed to a Europe Dominated by Brussels – In Favour of a Federal European State

Introducing Gérard Dussouy Gerard Dussouy is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bordeaux, where he taught various fields of political sciences. His current research concerns Geopolitics, International Relations and Globalization. Next to writing the book that is subject of this

Pierre Verluise: Geopolitics of the EU Borders – Enlargement, how far?

Introducing Pierre Verluise Dr Pierre Verluise is Director of the French geopolitical magazine Diploweb.com. Moreover, he is Research Supervisor at Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS). Dr Verluise further works as Lecturer in Political Geography at the Magistère des

Peter Taylor: Extraordinary Cities – Millennia of Moral Syndromes, World-Systems and City/State Relations

Introducing Peter Taylor Peter Taylor is Professor of Human Geography at Northumbria University (UK), has previously been at Loughborough and Newcastle universities, and has held nine visiting positions in universities in North America and Europe. He was a founding editor

Alan Ingram: Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy

Interview with Alan Ingram as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Artists, Activists, Global Health, Insecurity, Drone Strikes, Secrecy)

Barney Warf: Global Geographies of the Internet

Introducing Barney Warf Barney Warf is a professor of Geography at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching interests lie within the broad domain of human geography. Much of his research concerns economic geography, emphasizing services and telecommunications. His

Allen Scott: A World in Emergence – Cities and Regions in the 21st Century

Introducing Allen Scott Allen J Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Policy Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize in 2003 and the Anders

Patrice Gourdin: Geopolitics – A Practical Handbook

Introducing Patrice Gourdin Born in 1954, Patrice Gourdin is a French historian (agrégé de l’université, PhD), who lectures History at Université Louis Lumière-Lyon II.Furthermore, he is a Professor at the French Air Force Academy (appointed in 1985) and has lectured

Harm de Blij: Why Geography Matters, More Than Ever

Introducing Harm de Blij Born in the Netherlands, Harm de Blij went to primary and high school in Europe, received his B.Sc. from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and his Ph.D. in geography from Northwestern University in

Jason Dittmer: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero – Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Introducing Jason Dittmer Jason Dittmer received a BA in political science at Jacksonville University before moving to Florida State University for an MA in international affairs and a PhD in geography. He is currently Reader in Human Geography at University

Klaus Dodds: The Antarctic – A Very Short Introduction

Introducing Klaus Dodds Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and Editor of The Geographical Journal. He has visited the Antarctic on four separate occasions and worked in sub-Antarctic islands such as South Georgia and

Matthew Sparke: Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization

Interview with Matthew Sparke as part of the Geopolitical Passport series (Globalization discourse, geoeconomic myths, neoliberalization, Washington Consensus, Global Health, Education, Philanthrocapitalism)